Upward Bound Scholarships

The following are college scholarships that as Upward Bound students, you may be eligible to qualify for:

Name of Scholarship

Application Due Date

Description / Qualifications


Wendy's High School Heisman

October 2, 2017

Minimum of 3.0 GPA, participate in at least one high school sport and demonstrate involvement in the community.

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Horatio Alger Scholarship

Target schools: Sept. 25, 2017

Overall: October 25, 2017

Minimum of 2.0 GPA, strong desire to complete a Bachelor’s Degree, demonstrate integrity and perseverance

Scholarship Website

Get Up Get Active Scholarship

September 30, 2017

Must be in good standing and submit a short essay on a given topic about the importance of getting active

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Coca-Cola Scholarship

October 31, 2017

Minimum of 3.0 GPA and demonstrated a positive impact in the school and community

Scholarship Website

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

November 8, 2017

Must be currently (or within the past year) involved in volunteer activities.

Scholarship Website

MU Annual Scholarship Application

December 1, 2017

Fill out one application for multiple scholarship opportunities. Must be attending the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Scholarship Website

AXA Achievement Scholarship

December 15, 2017

For seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two or four-year college/university. Must be one of the first 10,000 applications to be considered

Scholarship Website

Dell Scholars Program

January 15, 2018

Minimum of 2.0 GPA, plan to attend a four-year institution

Scholarship Website

MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship

January 15, 2018

All students are eligible. A 550-word essay describing your career and academic goals are required.

Scholarship Website

Missouri Conservation Agents Association Scholarship

February 1, 2018

Must pursue a degree in Biology, Wildlife Management, Forestry, Fisheries, Ecology, Agriculture, Criminal Justice, or a related field.

Scholarship Website

Anne Frank Outstanding Scholarship Award

February 19, 2018

For seniors who have shown leadership in their communities. This scholarship recognizes students who exemplify the commitment, ideals, and courage that Anne Frank. Students to qualify must be accepted into a four-year college.

Scholarship Website

Nodaway County Farmers Mutual

March 1, 2018

Must attend a college or university in the state of Missouri.

Scholarship Website

KC Scholars

March 3, 2018

Minimum of 2.5 GPA. Must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid forecaster.

Scholarship Website

MFA Foundation Scholarship

March 15, 2018

Must have plans to attend an accredited postsecondary school in any course of study.

Scholarship Website

St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary

March 15, 2018

Must pursue LPN, RN, or other medical careers.


The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, Inc.

March 31, 2018

Minimum of 3.0 GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university in the United States.

Scholarship Website

MSTA Kent King Educator Scholarship

June 1, 2018

Students eligible are those who plan to attend a college or university with a major in education. The application must be turned into your school counselor.





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